This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elizabeth Starr Fowler. We acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in stem, cross, detached chain, eyelet, and rococo stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
Cite this object as
Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Elizabeth Starr Fowler (American, 1822 - 1904); silk embroidery on linen foundation; 1981-28-139